Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued October 30 at 2:46AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 2:46 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Expires: 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY OVER THE WEEKEND...
A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE QUAD STATE
REGION TONIGHT. BEHIND THE FRONT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL USHER IN
THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON THUS FAR.
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND 32
DEGREES OVER THE REGION STARTING AFTER MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT. WITH
LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT, FROST
FORMATION WILL LIKELY BE LIMITED TO PROTECTED AREAS.
HIGHS ARE ONLY EXPECTED TO TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 40S SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...AND THEN BOTTOM OUT IN THE UPPER 20S BY EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING. TEMPERATURES SHOULD ONCE AGAIN FALL AT OR BELOW THE
FREEZING MARK STARTING AROUND MIDNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT. WITH WINDS
EXPECTED TO BE CALM DURING THIS PERIOD...A WIDESPREAD FROST IS
LIKELY.
TEMPERATURES THIS COLD WILL BRING AN END TO THE GROWING SEASON. A
FREEZE WARNING WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR ALL OR PART OF THE QUAD
STATE REGION THIS WEEKEND.
NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO MAKE PLANS TO BRING IN OR PROTECT ANY
SENSITIVE PLANTS FROM THE COLD THIS WEEKEND.

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